Roadtripping with 3 young children: 5 Family West Coast Destinations

Some parents are horrified when they think of travelling long distances in a car with young children. Add in that you are not going to use any technology and many families would say that is impossible. Well Rachel and Andrew Machnee do not and have been on multiple family roadtrips with their 3 young children.…

Gear Review: Burton Snowboard for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Snowboarding has come a long ways since the first person slapped a piece of wood to their feet.   They are being made in different sizes and weights with varying technology. Now there are product lines dedicated for children as little as 1 year old but deciding which snowboard  your toddlers/preschoolers need can be a challenge. …

The Realities of Adventuring with a Toddler: A Mom’s How-To Guide

Remember me? I’m the mom who packed up her 5 month old and headed out on a backcountry fishing trip in northern Canada with my husband in the post “A Floatplane, A boat and a Baby”.    I also said something to the effect of we wanted to take the attitude that ‘this baby was joining…

Montane Interpretive Trail, Bow Valley Provincial Park, Alberta

The Montane Interpretive Trail in Bow Valley Provincial park is a beautiful hike for little feet close to Calgary (55 minutes),  Canmore (20 minutes) and Banff (30 minutes).   The loop  includes one small incline up to a view point with a bench before  descending down into the trees. Our 4 year old completed the hike…

Outdoor education: 3 Incredible Free Schooling Lessons

What can be found in the great outdoors that cannot be found in the class room? What mysteries cannot be contained between 4 walls? Today I want to introduce myself, and my husband, Lauren and Kris , photographers at Sea and Rhythm Photography. We are adventure nomads, free spirits and enamored by the idea of…

Backpacking with Toddlers: Enjoy the backcountry with your littles

Backpacking with toddlers can be a great way to bring the family together. Toddlers are surrounded by their favourite toys :  rocks, water, sticks and dirt. I mean it is pretty much heaven for litle ones. We recently went on a really fun backcountry trip with our two daughters aged  2 and 4. We enjoyed…

5 Family Friendly Surf Destinations

So you want to take your family on a surfing adventure?  The most important decision you must make – even more important than how many diapers and boards to bring – is where to go?  Many surfers seek desolation, gnarly waves and places that don’t necessarily have a lot going on culturally.  Basically, places that…